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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 01:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By dl242gt
Yes that sounds like you are measuring it...

Yes that sounds like you are measuring it properly. Other parts that can cause chatter are bad engine and trans mounts. That can also be added to if the rear torque arm and big trailing arm bushing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 01:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 150
Posted By dl242gt
1969 164 is the best 164. I had one and they...

1969 164 is the best 164. I had one and they really drive well when sorted out. Stock hp and torque is great. Enjoy!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 01:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 49
Posted By dl242gt
You could squirt some dye into the trans. Clean...

You could squirt some dye into the trans. Clean the outside and see what the dye reveals. There is also a gasket on the top cover.

The original M47 on my 93 wagon developed a front input shaft...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 01:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 53
Posted By dl242gt
Good one! Use of an easily affordable special...

Good one! Use of an easily affordable special tool and a hammer. :volvo: Always nice when a hammer is used for repairs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 01:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 74
Posted By dl242gt
What size tires are you using? These are boxes...

What size tires are you using? These are boxes and if the tires are taller than stock. Not only are you letting more air under the car. They are also harder to rotate.

The other common volvo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 01:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 49
Posted By dl242gt
It's a cvommon M46 issue to seep some fluid. The...

It's a cvommon M46 issue to seep some fluid. The bolts on the overdrive sump can work their way loose and drip a bit. Or you may have a seal leaking like the front input shaft seal or the rear...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 672
Posted By dl242gt
Looks nice!

Looks nice!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 456
Posted By dl242gt
Even if that isn't the only issue a sensor that...

Even if that isn't the only issue a sensor that changes impedance with a pinch is bad stuff. Although it probably is your culprit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 321
Posted By dl242gt
The torque on the pressure plate bolts is usually...

The torque on the pressure plate bolts is usually something like 18fltlb. It's easy to go past that and if you do you are oompressing the plate. Of course 20psi is gonna make a stock turbo clutch...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 456
Posted By dl242gt
Your fuel system should be LH2.4. I suggest a set...

Your fuel system should be LH2.4. I suggest a set of chips for your setup from sbabbs or the lostartof on the board here. Will make the engine much better running wth the cam.

The IPD cam is a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 305
Posted By dl242gt
As suggested above the 900 series wagons...

As suggested above the 900 series wagons especially turbo make great daily utility wagons as well. They are bigger and heavier but are less rust prone and another level of volvo safety. Good...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 321
Posted By dl242gt
The clutch is slipping like that in my turbos m46.

The clutch is slipping like that in my turbos m46.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 321
Posted By dl242gt
What flywheel did you use? Sometmies if the...

What flywheel did you use? Sometmies if the recessed flywheel isn't surfaced on both the face where the disc goes and the raised lip. The clutch won't function propperly. Also did you torque the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By dl242gt
An 86 model year car could very well have been...

An 86 model year car could very well have been built in 85. A early sale in the model years may have been accidently titled as an 85. Also someone could have easily swapped a tailgate. You'll be able...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 305
Posted By dl242gt
The thing about the wagon is that you have...

The thing about the wagon is that you have instant utility with a larger area for stuff to go back there. If you truly don't have the need for a wagon it's better to chose the more rust free car....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 456
Posted By dl242gt
Well with out any tach bouncing on cranking. I...

Well with out any tach bouncing on cranking. I would look toward what triggers the spark. That is either the crank position sensor or the EZK box.

A good place to start troubleshooting is the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By dl242gt
Use PB blaster or even better Kroil if you can...

Use PB blaster or even better Kroil if you can get some. Let sit for a couple of days. spray it up a few times during that wait. Use something like very large slip joint pliers to hold the body of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By dl242gt
Was the rear main seal on the engine replaced?...

Was the rear main seal on the engine replaced? Was it a quality part like the oem volvo seal? Oil on the clutch can make it chatter and slip. A new clutch is ruined in only a short time if there is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By dl242gt
The earlier style is better. Those later clutch...

The earlier style is better. Those later clutch arms are not as strong and can bend easier than the early ones. The throwout bearing is almost the same just the early version has guides to slip onto...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 293
Posted By dl242gt
You can also just leave it with the stock wiring...

You can also just leave it with the stock wiring and install an extra wiring harness for the headlights. It gets triggered by one of the old headlight sockets. You can then run higher power bulbs....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By dl242gt
If it's been sitting awhile. The injectors are...

If it's been sitting awhile. The injectors are probably clogged. They may open and put some fuel in there under testing. But it's not an atomized fuel spray. You also may have fouled plugs. Check out...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2019, 01:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 695
Posted By dl242gt
That's great you got it sorted out! kjet once...

That's great you got it sorted out! kjet once sorted out can provide pleasant reliable driving. Not great for fuel economy in the turbo 240 version but boost is fun.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,766
Posted By dl242gt
A KL racing cam is a different company thann a...

A KL racing cam is a different company thann a KG2T. KL racing and KGtrimning respectively. 280 degrees is still a high rpm cam but should be a bit more tame than the 300 degree duration of the ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By dl242gt
Bleeding the brakes in the normal method with a...

Bleeding the brakes in the normal method with a pressure bleeder has always gotten the air out of the system on an abs car. At least that is my experience. Maybe get a small hammer and lightly tap on...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,766
Posted By dl242gt
A KG2T cam has 300 degrees of duration. So once...

A KG2T cam has 300 degrees of duration. So once you sort out the engine of any issues. You will then enjoy a 3500-7500 rpm powerband.
This is why the rule of thumb is buy the mildest cam that will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By dl242gt
The hanger before the axle on a 240 turbo has two...

The hanger before the axle on a 240 turbo has two round rubber ring hangers. They maike it close to the body. But usually sag after awhile and won't hit. Make sure the rear hangers are good....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By dl242gt
Check the engine and trans mounts? I would also...

Check the engine and trans mounts? I would also check the clutch adjustment. I would also check operation of the release bearing arm that goes into the bell housing. Make sure it stayed attached at...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By dl242gt
The documentation to show the car is in superior...

The documentation to show the car is in superior conditioin. Receipts to show parts replacement and repairs. Service records. All this may show the car is a more valuable car than the average car....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 570
Posted By dl242gt
When my wagon was blowing warm air and the...

When my wagon was blowing warm air and the compressor was cycling quickly like that. It was low on refrigerant. Only had 1.1 lb in there they told me. They vacuumed out what was in there. Then they...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By dl242gt
A friend gave me his 245 which has a similar...

A friend gave me his 245 which has a similar rattle in the M47. Goes away when the clutch is depressed but is there all the time if the clutch is out or you are in gear driving. I'm pretty sure it is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By dl242gt
They used to sell reasonable priced ones at...

They used to sell reasonable priced ones at places like Pep boys. They were rebuilds sold without the clutch. New clutches were available too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By dl242gt
that is a shielded cable. You have to strip it...

that is a shielded cable. You have to strip it back carefully getting the shield out of the way and connect to the inner conductor. Leave the shield alone and make sure it isn't shorted to the inner...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By dl242gt
Glad you got an improvement from the ezk ecu...

Glad you got an improvement from the ezk ecu swap. Both my kjet turbo and the 93 wagon with LH2.4 start lumpy. You can clear it by holding revved up for a little bit. then they are fine. Both have a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,118
Posted By dl242gt
Looks great!:cool:

Looks great!:cool:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By dl242gt
My main suggestion is to add something...

My main suggestion is to add something aftermarket instead of old plastic parts. I would do something like the link above or get a newer led kit. The led will be brighter and react faster to make...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-04-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By dl242gt
A B23 which your 84 engine should be will...

A B23 which your 84 engine should be will directly swap in. A B230 needs to have some type of adjustment for the a/c belt setup or use the newer accessory setup.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 482
Posted By dl242gt
When you do a manual pedal bleed that can work...

When you do a manual pedal bleed that can work well. Just be sure to only move the pedal in the area of normal operation. Don't use too much pedal movement to pump the brakes. It can tear the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 482
Posted By dl242gt
Once you have the new pads bedded in. The pedal...

Once you have the new pads bedded in. The pedal should get better. I never did very welll with doing vacuum bleeding in my 240. I changed to a motive pressure bleeder and that made it a better...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 695
Posted By dl242gt
The high control pressure makes for a lean engine...

The high control pressure makes for a lean engine all the time. Disconnectiong and going to 50% duty cycle or 45 degrees dwell is proper. It's a default value when the lambda controller can't read...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 768
Posted By dl242gt
I am using the relay kit from Summit that Gary...

I am using the relay kit from Summit that Gary suggested. Been on there a couple of years now. It made a good difference and let me run 100/90 watt light bulbs. That's right. 100w low beams are great...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By dl242gt
I would use a google search on this site for the...

I would use a google search on this site for the stage zero or stage 0 for your car. There is also a list of modifications and resources you can check out on the home page here....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By dl242gt
If you remove the amp entirely. Then you can also...

If you remove the amp entirely. Then you can also install the deeper storage spot or even mount the stereo down low and have gauges in the top part of the dash. Just giving you options. On my 93 I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 695
Posted By dl242gt
The line for the control pressure fuel return...

The line for the control pressure fuel return should be connected near the fuel return line. If it isn't it's either clogged or on the wrong port. Probably the port for the cold start valve which...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By dl242gt
You'll probably have to cut it from another car....

You'll probably have to cut it from another car. That is probably the fastest way to find that.
There is sheet metal available but only if you shop overseas. Skandix, CVI atomotive are good places...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 482
Posted By dl242gt
Get a small hammer and gently tap on the rear...

Get a small hammer and gently tap on the rear pressure regulators and the various brake line junctions. You can get air stuck in the system. Go around again. Tap on the junctions and regulator just...
Forum: showroom 07-02-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 986
Posted By dl242gt
I love your title for the thread. Hydra is a...

I love your title for the thread. Hydra is a wheel so nice that you can't even get $100 apiece for them. :-P
Forum: showroom 06-30-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 986
Posted By dl242gt
Looks like you have a good start into the luxury...

Looks like you have a good start into the luxury volvo world. Enjoy.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 795
Posted By dl242gt
How about an aftermarket overdrive unit installed...

How about an aftermarket overdrive unit installed in the rear section? Between the x frame section and the diff?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By dl242gt
Maybe you have the warning light valve moved over...

Maybe you have the warning light valve moved over so it is interfering with the brake fluid flow? The valve cam move over and activate while brake bleeding. It is actually specified to remove the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By dl242gt
I know on the pre 85 ones they interchange. ...

I know on the pre 85 ones they interchange.

On the post 86 setup. I think if you check the screw holes on the lenses they line up and you'll see that the lens and the trim interchange on the 86...
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